The first table below looks at the demand for DevOps skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DevOps
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DevOps 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.04% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
559 377 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 72.69% 70.20% 67.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 235 240
Average daily rate £388 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.90 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £16.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region.

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales - 5 £463 - 1
South Wales - 1 £575 - 1
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DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps.

1 20 (83.33%) Configuration Management
1 20 (83.33%) Puppet
2 18 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (54.17%) Linux
4 13 (54.17%) Python
5 10 (41.67%) PHP
5 10 (41.67%) Ruby
6 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
7 8 (33.33%) MongoDB
7 8 (33.33%) Open Source
7 8 (33.33%) Scala
7 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 7 (29.17%) Nagios
8 7 (29.17%) Perl
8 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
9 6 (25.00%) CentOS
9 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (25.00%) IaaS
9 6 (25.00%) Ansible
10 5 (20.83%) SaaS
10 5 (20.83%) Hudson
10 5 (20.83%) Java
11 4 (16.67%) J2EE
11 4 (16.67%) Web Services
11 4 (16.67%) LAMP
11 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
11 4 (16.67%) TDD
11 4 (16.67%) Spring

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (12.50%) Confluence
3 2 (8.33%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) FileNet
3 2 (8.33%) nginx
3 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.17%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) IaaS
2 5 (20.83%) SaaS
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (8.33%) PaaS
4 2 (8.33%) Route 53
5 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
5 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LDAP
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) IPv6
1 1 (4.17%) OSPF
1 1 (4.17%) BGP
1 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) IPsec
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
3 5 (20.83%) Hudson
4 4 (16.67%) JIRA
5 3 (12.50%) Subversion
6 2 (8.33%) Maven
6 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
6 2 (8.33%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) J2EE
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
1 4 (16.67%) LAMP
1 4 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 4 (16.67%) Spring
1 4 (16.67%) Memcached
1 4 (16.67%) Software Packaging
2 2 (8.33%) Spring MVC
2 2 (8.33%) jQuery
2 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (8.33%) Akka
2 2 (8.33%) Play Framework
2 2 (8.33%) JSF
2 2 (8.33%) Ajax
2 2 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) XSLT
2 2 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) CentOS
2 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Debian
3 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 15 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (8.33%) OO
6 2 (8.33%) RUP
6 2 (8.33%) DSDM
6 2 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (8.33%) SOA
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) Pair Programming
6 2 (8.33%) Release Management
6 2 (8.33%) BDD
7 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Python
2 10 (41.67%) Ruby
2 10 (41.67%) PHP
3 8 (33.33%) Scala
4 7 (29.17%) Perl
5 5 (20.83%) Java
6 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.17%) SQL
7 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) vCloud
3 1 (4.17%) Samba
3 1 (4.17%) Postfix
3 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (83.33%) Puppet
2 18 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (29.17%) Nagios
4 6 (25.00%) Ansible
5 4 (16.67%) StatsD
6 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
6 1 (4.17%) Cacti
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Twitter
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Percona